Nov 18, 2012 2:30pm EST
has ever done. mr. obama wraps up his tour in cambodia where he'll attend the east asia summit. we are getting some new details about what may have happened in the moments before a train collided with a truck during a parade. four military vets died in the accident. and a neighborhood bar damaged by sandy becomes the lifeline the community now needs. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ >>> now an update on the horrifying crash that killed four veterans at a texas parade last week. federal officials say video footage shows the truck carrying the veterans tried to cross the rail tracks while the warning lights were, indeed, on. a vigil was held last night for those killed when the train slammed into that truck. many witnesses to the crash are sti
Nov 18, 2012 7:30am EST
president obama and prime minister yingluck shinawatra. the president's on his three-day tour in asia. burma tomorrow and then cambodia. we're going to now join sanjay gupta m.d. in progress. a bit of a technical issue. we're going to continue to listen to the president's answer to a question. his sitting as a president. is this rewarding burma with a presidential visit. the president said just a moment ago this is not an endorsement of the burmese government but an acknowledgement of the process and reform. let's continue to listen. >> then we're in a position to respond appropriately. but my hope is that, you know, we will continue on a positive track, and hopefully my visit will be able to encourage that. >> for myself, i think on the case of the myanmar situation, thing now i think now we can see from my observation and also i have had several chances to -- in myanmar, we see a lot of progress on the political reform from the government. and i think from the basic that we have been told, i think we believe that the fundamental of economic growth and -- >> all right. let's go back once mo
Nov 18, 2012 7:00am EST
from the middle east to far east. that's where president obama is right now. he's in thailand with the first stop on a three-country tour that includes myanmar and cambodia. he'll talk about the spread of democracy in the region. he's already met with thailand's king today. he's there with secretary of state hill rary clinton as wells thailand's minister yingluck shinawatra. of course, we'll take you to that live when it happens. >>> a victim of the safeway shooting in tucson, arizona, last january won a tight race for congress yesterday. [ chanting ] >> that's democrat ron barber. he was gabby giffords's aide when a gunman tried to assassinate her. he was elected to term. he beat. 1,400 votes was the margin. with his win democrats have a net gain of six seats in the house. >>> republican senator marco rubio arrived in ohio. you know what that means. some speculation is an early visit for a possible 2016 run for the white house. rubio joined he would never run for offensive coordinator for iowa and he also addressed the fiscal cliff. >> you heard about the fiscal cliff. i don'
Nov 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
's some of the other headlines we're watching for you this weekend. president barack obama should be landing in thailand in the next few hours. he is on a three-day journey to asia, where he'll attend the east asia summit. the president will also stop in cambodia and myanmar. his visit to myanmar, the former burma, will be the first-ever stop there for an american president. >>> the so-called fiscal cliff just 45 days away. president obama and congress must cut a deal, otherwise, massive tax hikes and spending cuts will kick in january 1st. democrats and republicans seem more in the mood to compromise after a series of meetings. >> i know these challenges won't be easy to solve. but we can do it if we work together. that's why on friday, i sat down with congressional leaders to discuss how we can reduce our deficit in a way that strengthens our economy and protects our middle class. it was a constructive meeting and everyone agreed that while we may have our differences, we need to come together, find solutions, and take action as soon as possible. >> for too long, partisan bicker